If you have been following me on Instagram you would know I have been on a west coast adventure for the past week. Sadly, it will be coming to an end today :(, but our time out west has been amazing and we have so enjoyed every moment (well, aside from the traffic on the way to Lake Louise & Moraine – more on that later).
One of the places I was really looking forward to visiting during our time on Vancouver Island was The Butchart Gardens. I has been looking up places to visit in the area so we would have some ideas when we arrived at my friend’s house, the gardens was top of my list. It was so stunning with almost everything in full bloom. We had a great time touring around and learning about the many different types of flowers – I need to brush up on my knowledge! One of the things we were most impressed with was how dog friendly they were. We were staying with my old colleague from Dog Guides so we brought her dog with us, it was amazing to see how welcoming and accommodating the staff were with her pup.
After touring most of the gardens we ended up in the rose gardens, my favourite. As you can see if was pretty bright, and busy, that day but we did our best to capture some of the gardens for you to enjoy.
When I knew we would be going to the gardens I picked out this dress because it was just the perfect fit for this background! I was really comfortable throughout the day, even with that hot sun beating down! It’s the perfect dress for a summer garden party or for dinner out with a jean jacket on top!